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Vietnam / Kissinger Russia Trip #20334

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 25, 1972
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(s) President Nixon to address mountain on Vietnam war tomorrow, 10:00 p.m. EST, on radio and TV. White House announces President aide Henry Kissinger has made secret trip to Moscow, USSR , Apr. 20-24.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(White House) White House Press Secretary Ronald Ziegler admits lying about Kissinger's whereabouts, saying that he was conferring with President Nixon at Camp David, MD, when he was actually in Russia with Soviet Ambassador Dobrynin trying to salvage Nixon Russia visit. Kissinger met with Communist Party Chairperson Brezhnev and Far. Min. Gromyko to discuss Vietnam dvts. and May 22 summit.
REPORTER: Tom Jarriel

Jarriel, Tom;
Smith, Howard K.

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